Charles, Stephen and Edward Chiodo, have spent over two decades establishing themselves as a highly creative independent production company with expertise in live action puppetry, stop-motion animation, prosthetics, make-up effects, special effects, costumes and production. Their one goal - “bring fantastic characters to life”.
After years of perfecting their craft with their effects artistry, the Chiodos produced an original 30-minute television special, Cousin Kevin for KABC. This award-winning show gave them the confidence to write, produce and direct their first full-length feature film Killer Klowns from Outer Space . They returned to television and co-produced Sid and Marty Krofft’s Land of the Lost , then later joined creative forces with Howie Mandel as executive producers and character-creators for CBS’s crazy live-action Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys .
Chiodo Bros. magic can also be seen in films such Team America World Police , Elf and Pee Wee’s Big Adventure .